Directed by Tony Leondis
Produced by Michelle Raimo Kouyate
Screenplay by Tony Leondis, Eric Siegel, Mike White
Story by Tony Leondis, Eric Siegel
Starring : T. J. Miller, James Corden, Anna FarisMaya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes, Patrick Stewart
Music by Patrick Doyle
Edited by William J. Caparella
Production company : Sony Pictures Animation
The Emoji Movie is a 2017 American 3D computer-animated comedy film directed by Tony Leondis and written by Leondis, Eric Siegel, and Mike White, based on the emoji symbols. It stars the voices of T. J. Miller, James Corden, Anna Faris, Maya Rudolph, Steven Wright, Rob Riggle, Jennifer Coolidge, Christina Aguilera, Sofía Vergara, Sean Hayes, and Patrick Stewart. The film centers on Gene, a multi-expressional emoji who lives in a teenager’s phone, and who sets out on a journey to become a normal meh emoji like his parents.
Produced by Sony Pictures Animation, and distributed by Columbia Pictures, The Emoji Movie premiered on July 23, 2017 at the Regency Village Theatre, was theatrically released in the United States on July 28, 2017 and has grossed $34 million worldwide. Critics called the film “unfunny and a waste of time”, and compared it unfavorably to The Lego Movie, Inside Out, and Wreck-It Ralph.